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Medical Research (INACTIVE)

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  • Neurologist tells Howard Co. seniors they can slow down brain drain

    Neurologist tells Howard Co. seniors they can slow down brain drain
    Howard County's rapidly growing senior population got some mixed news last week. The bad news: The part of their brain that controls short-term memory has been shrinking at an average rate of .5 percent a year since they turned 50. The good news: That...
  • Seton Keough High School students' walk-a-thon for cancer

    Seton Keough High School students' walk-a-thon for cancer
    The loop in front of Seton Keough High School on Caton Avenue was filled with students Wednesday morning for the all-girls Catholic school's seventh annual Kathleen Bowen Walk for Hope. Hundreds of girls wearing purple shirts walked laps around the...
  • Heads shaved to fight kids' cancer at Looney's

    Heads shaved to fight kids' cancer at Looney's
    Diana Keating, of Essex, burst into tears as she stepped off the stage at Looney's Pub in Bel Air Saturday afternoon. The 38-year-old rubbed her hands over her freshly shaved head. Her blonde shoulder length hair sat in a ball on the stage floor....
  • St. Baldrick's head shaving fundraiser planned in Bel Air Saturday

    St. Baldrick's head shaving fundraiser planned in Bel Air Saturday
    Gentlemen, prepare to get shorn! St. Badrick's Foundation head shaving events are planned this Saturday in Bel Air and next Saturday in Havre de Grace. The Bel Air event is Saturday, March 8, at Looney's Pub, 312 S. Main St. in Bel Air, from 1 to 5 p....
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • The importance of looking forward during Women's History Month [Commentary]

    In the modern age, Women's History Month, observed annually during March, includes social media posts of Rosie the Riveter, a feminist hero who came to symbolize the strength of women's economic power and changed the perception of "women's jobs" in the...
  • Johns Hopkins doctors remove baby's brain tumor that contained teeth

    Johns Hopkins doctors remove baby's brain tumor that contained teeth
    Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital have removed a rare tumor that contained several fully grown teeth from a baby boy's brain. The tumor was found in the then-4-month-old from West Virginia in 2012 after a pediatrician noticed that his head was unusually...
  • Public relations director Monica Barlow epitomized 'The Oriole Way'

    Public relations director Monica Barlow epitomized 'The Oriole Way'
    SARASOTA, FLA. – Even though Monica Barlow was the Orioles public relations director – and as part of her job she was the link between Baltimore’s baseball team and its fans and media – she never liked the spotlight. I can just...
  • Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR director, dies at 36

    Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR director, dies at 36
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
  • Gambling in youth has link to sexual behavior

    Gambling in youth has link to sexual behavior
    Youth who gamble are more at risk for gambling problems and early sexual activity, according to new research involving African American youth in Baltimore. As the city is poised to open its first major casino, researchers from Columbia University joined...
  • Brain-boosting nutrition

     Brain-boosting nutrition
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Whitney Wallace. We all know that eating right, getting regular physical activity and getting adequate sleep are important for...